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An Opinion Poll for

Samson & Delilah
(1949 Version)

starring Hedy Lamarr & Victor Mature


Samson and Delilah DVD Cover
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The above poll includes responses submitted since April 25, 2004.


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Shira's Mini-Review

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Year Released 1949 
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Shira's Feedback If you're looking for dance scenes, don't bother with this one. But if you'd enjoy looking at sumptuous costuming, you might enjoy it.

Hedy Lamarr & Victor Mature star in Cecil B. DeMille's version of this Bible story. There's no dancing at all, but the costuming is fabulous to look at. In fact, Edith Head (the costume designer) and her associates won an Academy Award for the costume design! In one scene, Delilah wears a beautiful costume made of tulle bi telli (often called assuit) fabric.


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